Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: 4x - 5y = 3 x = 3 - 1/2y What is the value of x
A: 4x - 5y = 3 x = 3 - 1/2y 4(3 - 1/2y) - 5y = 3 12 - 2y - 5y = 3 12 - 7y = 3 -7y = 3 - 12 -7y = -9 y = 9/7 4x - 5(9/7) = 3 4x - 45/7 = 3 4x = 3 + 45/7 4x = 66/7 x = (66/7)/4 x = 66/28 x = 33/14 The value of x is 33/14.
Question
Asked 5/3/2012 11:36:20 AM
Updated 9/14/2015 12:48:55 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Edited by Andrew. [9/14/2015 12:43:16 AM]
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
3
4x - 5y = 3
x = 3 - 1/2y
4(3 - 1/2y) - 5y = 3
12 - 2y - 5y = 3
12 - 7y = 3
-7y = 3 - 12
-7y = -9
y = 9/7
4x - 5(9/7) = 3
4x - 45/7 = 3
4x = 3 + 45/7
4x = 66/7
x = (66/7)/4
x = 66/28
x = 33/14
The value of x is 33/14.
Added 9/14/2015 12:48:55 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
27,004,922 questions answered
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart lives experts.
S
L
Points 247 [Total 265] Ratings 0 Comments 177 Invitations 7 Offline
S
L
Points 130 [Total 130] Ratings 0 Comments 130 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
R
Points 125 [Total 276] Ratings 1 Comments 5 Invitations 11 Offline
S
R
L
R
P
R
P
R
Points 66 [Total 734] Ratings 0 Comments 6 Invitations 6 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
P
P
Points 62 [Total 13329] Ratings 0 Comments 62 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 34 [Total 1450] Ratings 2 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 10 [Total 187] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 10 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.